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Digital IC Design Verification Staff Engineer

Job Overview:

The design team at Indie Semiconductor develops various application specific customer centric designs using ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers and integrate Analog, RF, Power Management bringing a complete solution to our diverse customer’s base across health, automotive, industrial and IoT business opportunities.  The digital development team at Indie semiconductor seeks a digital verification engineer who will effectively contribute to the pre-silicon verification goal of ensuring a bug-free first silicon. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop verification and coverage plan based on the design micro-architecture document

  • Execute verification plan, including design bring-up, DV environment bring-up, regression enabling for all assigned features

  • Create test bench components (tests, sequences, agents) from scratch

  • Run regressions, debug test failures, track functional and code coverage metrics

  • Work closely with design team to report and resolve bugs prior to tape-out


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering +3 or more years experience or 

  • Master’s degree +1 or more years of experience

  • Strong fundamental understanding of object-oriented programming and constrained random verification concepts

  • Good understanding of digital design concepts and System Verilog HDL

  • Knowledge of verification methodologies such as UVM or eRM

  • Experience in using Cadence Incisiv or Mentor Questa tool suite for verification is a plus

  • Good problem solving and debugging capabilities

  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as USB is a plus

  • Understanding of micro-processor bus fabric protocols such as AHB, APB, AXI is preferred

  • Experience working with revision control systems such as subversion, CVS

  • Experience writing scripts in languages such as Perl, Ruby, Python, or TCL

  • Familiarity with bug tracking tools such as JIRA is a plus

  • Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills

Work Location: Indie Semiconductor Headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA, Dresden (Germany)

HR Contact:

Human Resource Department


Telephone: 949-608-0854